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for the first time. the gentleman from virginia, mr. goodlatte, and the gentleman from tennessee, mr. cohen, each will control 30 minutes. mr. goodlatte: i yield myself such time as i may consume. earlier this month, president obama announced that he would once again pivot to the economy. the bottom line of his speech, after 4 1/2 years of the obama administration, quote, we're not there yet, end quote. the president is right. we're not there yet. economic growth is the key to job creation and recovery, but america's growth rate is anemic. from 2010-2012 it barely averaged 2%. in the fourth quarter of 2012, it was 1/4 of 1%. according to the most recent estimates. these figures translate into deep economic pain for america's workers and families. the june, 2013 jobs report showed an increase of 240,000 in the number of discouraged workers, those who have quit looking for a job out of frustrn pe working part-time, who really want full-time work past 8.2 million, that is a jum of 322 tchourks in just one month. worst of all, the truest measure, the rate that includes both discouraged workers
is a political consultant and speech writer and recounts the removal of tennessee governor ray blanton from office in 1979, next on booktv. the author reports that the former three term governor was taking money for political pardons. this is a little over an hour. >> tonight we've all come together to relive a moment in history. to be more accurate, we're going somewhere five and six hours of history in which a dramatic transition took place at the absolute pinnacle of the governor of tennessee. we're going to begin by watching a four minute video that focuses on that moment that climaxed those hours. and then we're going to try to re-create that moment in history with the three panelists, with lamar, senator, then soon-to-be our governor, with hal hardin who was a u.s. attorney, and with keel hunt, the author whose book many of you already have gotten his autograph for that, so we are happy on behalf of the first amendment center, i'm so happy to welcome you all here and to share what is truly unprecedented transition in government that took place all these years ago. i would like to begi
, nicholas kristof wrote a column about a tennessee man named edward young. he was recently sentenced to 15 years in a federal prison for violating a career criminal statute. mr. kristof says the sentence and outrage unfair at every level. young now 43 convicted of several burglaries young man then resolved he would turn his life around. released from prison in 1996, married, worked six days a week and raised four children in hixon, tennessee. then he became a suspect and burglaries storage facilities and vehicles in the area. the police searched his home and found the forgotten shotgun shells as well as some stolen goods. the shotgun shells according to kristof were given to young by nancht is against the law for convicted felon to possess guns and ammunition. so when police found the ammo in young's home he was charged in federal court. nicholas kristof wants us to believe that edward young is being put in a federal penitentiary for 15 years because he innocently held some shotgun shells. now, we asked mr. kristof to appear on the program this evening. he did not respond to that request.
: it was a dramatic scene that had two tennessee parents in a panic. little lauren marlin, just five weeks old, rescued from her family's attic by firefighters, her father in shock. >> next thing you know we are in the attic trying to get the babies upstairs . it's hard. it's scary. you don't know what the water is going to do. >> reporter: firefighters wading though that chest-high water, clutching onto baby lauren's car seat to get her to safety. >> it was emotional. you see your baby and she's a new born and what are you going to do to get us out. >> reporter: across the area swollen creeks forcing some to the safety of their roofs and leaving cars floating on streets. rescue teams fanned out fighting the fast moving waters to get people out, not just tennessee, from arkansas to missouri, the heavy rain is hammering the heartland. over six inches of rain in madison, tennessee this morning, double what they see in a month. in wallace, kansas, the past 24 hours, 8 inches and the worst, rich land, missouri, 17 inches this week, enough for an entire summer. and, diane, tonight here in the nashv
of tennessee are also struggling to keep dry. mai shoji has more in the weather forecast. >>> hello there. traditional downpour is slamming nashville, tennessee of the united states. let me show you a picture from there first. about 180 millimeters of rain were reported in some areas. floodwaters quickly swamped homes and dozens of residents have been rescued. some rushed to the rooftops and car roofs. the floods have caused power outages, effecting hundreds of people. unfortunately, more rain is in store for the region and down toward tennessee. the severe weather is happening across this area, all the way from new mexico in to the new england states an even southeastern canada due to this associated front. this is going to be moving towards mid-atlantic and new england states. so these are the areas where we may find flash floods to be at very high risk, also risk of windy, very gusty conditions, as well. we cannot rule out the possibility that this could even spawn some tornados, but it's not as severe as thursday, which is great news. widespread showers will be across the southern are
said you were in a fair in tennessee and they were like out the door out in the yard out there. >> exactly. i want to see if my maryland fans can top the tennessee fans. it's a 4 hour wait in the rain in tennessee but i was there for one day. the nice maryland people and carolina carport people who are the one who is brought me out there so thank carolina carports i am here every day 12 to 3, 5 to 8 every day from now until labor day. i am going to give up my labor day weekend for my maryland fans. >> reporter: and you want to see the line all the way down out the road. >> i don't want to see the end until it's closing time i don't want to see the end until closing time. let's keep them rolling all day long. >> reporter: thanks bobby brantly with lizard lick towing on true tv and ask him about his song theme song when that comes out here. maybe they will play that for you. a great song. but he is here for the carolina carports and they will sponsor the stage out here at the maryland state fair. and we have so many things going on out here the food and the fun and 10 best days o
the slaves in tennessee, so he was a good choice. >> how prepared was he for the job of president? >> he had held nearly every political office that you can hold on the rise to the presidency. it was a completely different situation going in after lincoln's assassination. just a very chaotic time. >> in fact, the new president's graciousness towards mary lincoln made it difficult for him in transition. how did it work? >> it was difficult in the beginning. mary was in total mourning and remained there for six weeks. so the new president was gracious not to give up his office in the white house so he could give her time to make the adjustment. it was difficult on him and in the beginning he was obvious shaken to the core. he got into action very quickly and prepared to take over the presidency. >> where did he work at that time? >> treasury department in washington and his family was not here. >> what were his early days like? did you have a chance of how adjusted himself and how quickly he assumed control? >> it was two-sided. at one point, it was the grand review, he had the lincoln trial a
today, folks who had relationships going back to the highlander school in tennessee in the 1950s. they proposed a march like the march on washington in 1941 in order to deal with issues in terms of jobs. this was not the culmination of anything or the beginning of anything. it's just another mile post on this long history of racial struggle in this country and pursuit of black freedom, if yo. [[voiceover]] no doubt about it, innovation changes our lives. opening doors ... opening possibilities. taking the impossible from lab ... to life. on techknow, our scientists bring you a sneak-peak of the future, and take you behind the scenes at our evolving world. techknow - ideas, invention, life. >> welcome back to al jazeera. president barack obama is meeting security advisers at the white house to discuss the u.s. response to an alleged chemical attack in syria. just this morning united nations group say they have treated 3,000 for neurotoxic symptoms. angela kane wants ac mandarin keys to the site of the alleged chemical attack that happened wednesday. >> reporter: the two tiny bodie
scene that had two tennessee parents in a panic. little lauren, rescued from her family's attic by firefighters. her father, in shock. >> next thing you know, we're in the attic, trying to get the baby upstairs. and it's hard. it's scary. you don't know what the water's going to do. so -- lose a home. >> reporter: firefighters wading through that chest-high water, clutching on to baby lauren's carrier to get her to safety. >> it was emotional. you know, you see your baby. and she's a newborn. how are you going to do this? what are you going to do to get us out? >> reporter: across the nashville area, swollen creeks caused flash flooding, forcing some to the safety of their roofs. and leaving cars floating on streets. rescue teams fanned out, fighting the fast-moving waters, to get people out. not just tennessee. from arkansas, to missouri, the heavy rain is hammering the heartland. over six inches of rain in madison, tennessee, double what they see in a month. in wallace, kansas, eight inches. and the worst, richland, missouri, 17 inches this week. enough for an entire summer. a
of the country. middle part of the country where flood waters and rescues like the one in tennessee that we have been talking about well a mother and baby they were trapped in the home by the rising waters and within minutes, crews arrived and carried them both to safety. unfortunately, the rain is not over in that area. the national weather service right now is forecasting more wet weather through the weekend. >>> these people hopped on a roof of a car when the water started to rise and they say that's when they had to do. this is davidson county tennessee. and you can see the roads look more like rivers. many people abandoned their cars because of the fast moving flood waters and in missouri dozens of people had tee vac wait a trailer park. -- had to evacuate a trailer park. rescue crews moved their belongings and pets to higher grounds. flood waters caused one death and damaged hundreds of homes. good morning america will have more on this and the rains and the flooding at 7:00 this morning. >>> another story for you that we are following this morning. one we told you about. the
perez. >> reporter: it was a dramatic scene that had two tennessee parents in a panic. little lauren, rescued from her family's attic by firefighters. her father, in shock. >> next thing you know, we're in the attic, trying to get the baby upstairs. and it's hard. it's scary. you don't know what the water's going to do. so -- lose a home. >> reporter: firefighters wading through that chest-high water, clutching on to baby lauren's carrier to get her to safety. >> it was emotional. you know, you see your baby. and she's a newborn. how are you going to do this? what are you going to do to get us out? >> reporter: across the nashville area, swollen creeks caused flash flooding, forcing some to the safety of their roofs. and leaving cars floating on streets. rescue teams fanned out, fighting the fast-moving waters, to get people out. not just tennessee. from arkansas, to missouri, the heavy rain is hammering the heartland. over six inches of rain in madison, tennessee, double what they see in a month. in wallace, kansas, eight inches. and the worst, richland, missouri, 17 inches this wee
the nation causing more flash floods from missouri to tennessee. the area in tennessee is wet. flooding turned roads into lakes. some cars buried up to windshields. the rising water trapped people in their vehicles and inside their homes. >> emergency responders in other places wading in waist deep muddy rivers. a lot of residents saved, including a 5-week-old baby. that's a lucky kid. >>> as the floodwaters recede in some areas, the damage is evident. we have a close look at nashville after the deluge. >> this is where the flooding was pretty bad down here. you can tell right there that got moved all the way from across the street. everything around here looks horrible right now. so, this is just part of the flooding this morning that happened. yeah, this is pretty bad around here. >> what a mess. in missouri, upwards of ten inches of rain fell flooding the streets leaving a lot of people stranded. this water rescue happened south of springfield. the floods left at least one woman dead. a creek overflowed washing away her car. >>> in waynesville, authorities continue their search for t
of tennessee called me at noon and said he had substantial reason to believe governor blanton was about to let out of the state prison a person who was a target of a grand jury investigation and alleged payoffs connected with parole. with that information, i concluded immediately as i told the speaker and lieutenant governor that that was new and specific information that demanded i act as i could. >> what is your feeling tonight? >> in many ways a very sad moment in tennessee but in many other ways it is a great moment. it will be recorded that ray lamar -- ray blanton was his own worst enemy. broad this on himself, there was no other choice. the united states attorney today did what he had to do when they heard from the united states attorney, i think lamar alexander did what he had to do. >> the attorney general who assured me in the afternoon that if i took office under these circumstances it was constitutionally valid. after the information was presented to each of us, we agreed that this would be -- from my perspective what occurred. >> we have dave schiller standing by at the supreme co
at the university of tennessee. during this event hosted by the jimmy carter library and museum, editor john summers leads a panel discussion about the book and the work of james agee and walker evans. >> carter library, presidential library here in atlanta, georgia. i'm thrilled to be moderating this illustrious panel tonight. i think we will begin by introducing the book that we are going to be talking about, "cotton tenants." james agee, walker evans. we will get started. in 1936, "fortune" magazine, which was a relative babe among business magazines in this country, sent one of its staff writers, james agee, the hale county and west central alabama with the assignment detail the stories of the abject poverty and their lives of tenant farmers. agee, a tennessean by birth, educated at harvard, was but 26, 27. known mostly as a poet, film critic and a writer of screenplays, but he was also developing some talent as a long form journalist, ma a style that fortunes editors liked. and he drew the assignment. at his request, fortune paired him with a documentary photographer agee barely knew, walker ev
to the creator, jesus christ. >> reporter: joshua just moved to knoxville, tennessee from spain, where his parents were missionaries. he said he was excited to discover evidence of the flood so close to home. >> there is so much evidence that what the bible says actually really happened. there is so much more evidence than any other theories. and that is just so cool. of course we can't know everything. we have to have faith, but it is great to know, too, there is also much evidence that the bible is true so that we can have more confidence in god and trust in him more. >> reporter: while this small group of adventuresome christians are here in the great smoky mountains exploring the book of genesis, there is a much larger group in tennessee for the mega conference. some 1500 christians from across the nation gathered at the seville center to hear people speak. believers like james jones the second of atlanta georgia attended. >> i like the way they answered the questions. >> reporter: jones, who works with inner city youth says he needs all of the tools he can get to defend the gospel. >>
to serve. >>> okay. get to some breaking news and this video is coming out of middle, tennessee, we've been telling you about the flooding there. this is a baby being rescued there this morning. again, from our affiliate krn. it's in nashville, tennessee. and we're told that rescuers saved a baby that was trapped by flash flooding there this morning. a number of roads, as we've been talking, even in the midwest there is flooding and the same thing is happening there. a number of roads impassable. this heavy rain caused flooding all across middle tennessee area this morning. dozens of people had to be rescued from high water. this is only one of the children. a number of children had to be rescued. one in madison and another one near white creek. at least all is well for now with this child. we'll continue to watch this flooding for you in middle, tennessee, and bring you the very latest. >>> in the meantime, everyone. good morning to you. bottom of the hour. i'm don lemon, carol is off today. >>> stocks dropped for three straight days on fears the fed may cut back on the stimulus. could the
arkansas, to tennessee, ken tucket and east coast. because the system is not moving at all, it looks like more heavy rainfall is possible for many of the areas. the downpour potential, the potential for local flooding is high through arkansas, tennessee, kentucky, north carolina, as well as virginia. it looks like a serious case of the summer soggies through mump of the country. jim. >> axelrod: craig setzer, thank you so much. now to california where the silver fire east of los angeles is now nearly 50% contained. the fire still covers some 30 square miles, but many of the thousands of residents forced from their houses were allowed to go home today. a manhunt is under way tonight in the vast wilderness of central idaho. more than 200 federal agents are hunting for a man and the teenaged girl he allegedly kidnapped. carter evans has more. >> reporter: tonight, 40-year-old jamesly dimaggio, and the girl he may have kidnapped, 16-year-old hannah anderson is still missing somewhere in the idaho wilderness. there have been no new clues since authorities found dimaggio's car yesterday, nearly
in tennessee. >> woe help get my son to football practice on days that hannah had dance or whatever. he was constantly there for me. >> reporter: and constantly there with the kids. hannah was a typical teen. >> she's a little shy, little bit of a ham bone at the same time. she got an award at school. she's my pinky pal. we have a little pinky pal handshake we do. she just started pop warner cheer. i think this was her second year because ethan was playing football for pop warner. she was going to be the cheerleader for his team. >> reporter: 8-year-old ethan loved football. even more, fishing. >> i love to fish. little "e" and i went about a month ago fishing at lake jennings. he was putting the worms on for me because they wrinkle up and are gross. i just remember him saying, aunt jen, i'll take care of that for you. i'll do that. i can do that. you don't have to touch those. when he got the fish out of the water, look, aunt jen, look what i got. it's your turn. >> reporter: tina was always there to help whether, a sick family member or friend that needed cheering up like jim. >> she
. >> gun owners in tennessee and across the u.s. have a problem, ammunition for their firearms is hard to find. soaring numbers of new gun owners are part of a trend that has seen record sales across the country and led to a big ammunition shortage. small shops are hit the hardest. >> the gun industry's like every other industry, like the car industry, you dry up the oil and gas, the car is no good. in the gun industry, if you dry up the mmm anything else and components, then people don't need the guns. >> michael's gun store is now a dental office. he's one of several area dealers forced to close, blaming a lock of bullets to sell. >> people were walking in, just i want all of that, you know, how many boxes of nine-millimeter do you have? well, i've got 12. i want them all. i'm like ok, this isn't good, because i'm a small shop and i replace the same day what i sell. >> for gun enthusiasts across the country, the shortage is the worst they've seen, many traveling state to state for ammunition. >> you can't buy it. it's not there. >> big manufacturers like remington have factories goin
it will cost you to buy his 700-acre tennessee estate. >> tomorrow on lifetime, make sure you check out the world kirstie f my buddy alley's premiere, "baby sellers." that's saturday on lifetime. >> summer is almost over. i can't believe it. and every year, of course, there's a song of the summer. so what's been your go-to jam? >> i love pink and made for fun, give me reason. >> great song right there. >> i've got get lucky, bruno mars' "treasure." it has a disco jam that you want to dance to. we just talked to robin thicke about his new song. >> the pop star at his secret chicago show. rocking the hit that's number one on the billboard chart and number one with white paula patton in their bedroom. ♪ the way you grab me ♪ must wants to get nasty." >> the results are always impressive when she watches the video. >> that's how he keeps it h-o-t at home and he doesn't mind when she gets steamy at work. >> i have seen her movie out right now, "2 guns." it's amazing. she's topless in the movie. hey, it's what we do in our family. you got to let it go. >> blurred lines parodies going vir
by one first and 10 titans from their own 38- yard line. tennessee with all three time outs. out of the shotgun. smith off his back foot under pressure pass incomplete. >> you just know not going to sit back and let rusty down the field. trying to put a lot of pressure on him. richard crawford closing up inside. you see the pressure coming outside. what they want to do. jordan pugh. >> smith to you outside on second and 10. pass is caught by preston. clock stops a minute 50 remaining moments ago. here's mike shanahan greeting the injured kimbrough. >> a lot of guys come back and play for the redskins and a lot of that has to do with the coaches, the organization, the job that bruce allen has done and dan snyder has made to this football team an the way it's been built. >> smith dump it off and the titans having to move the chain there is a flag. the catch was made by reynaud. it's coming become. >> ten yard penalty. >> veteran left tackle barry richardson. >> how about the start to the regulation season for the titans they must start with two games on the road at pittsburgh at ho
you can do. >> torrential rains sweeping across the midsections causing more flooding in tennessee. >> literally floating. >> everyone in pakistan to leave due to a specific terrorist attack. >> the president plans to take questions about the threat that shut down nearly two dozen embassies and consulates. >> i know what it's like to sit in that seat. i'm not going to second-guess the president and the secretary of state. >>> 16 are holding the winning ticket but they have yet to come forward. >> he started dancing during his field sobriety test. >> all that -- >> beyonce debuts the new hairdo. take a look at the new pixie. >> some say it's weird while others have lied. >> how have you been? >> oh, good now that anthony weiner has stopped sexting me. >> and all that matters -- >> banks in prison all those years, wrongly accused, here's his chance to play football for the first time. >> it will be split between the three winners. they have the same numbers. i'm happy for whoever they are as long as their names aren't kim, chloe, courtney, or kris. capti
. >>> in the south the issue is deadly flooding and more heavy rain is forecast into the weekend. central tennessee was hit hard. it's reported that at least 100 homes and businesses in the nashville area were damaged by floodwaters. >> here we are, we don't have nothing. a lot of people lost everything, cars, their houses, everything. it's just -- it's like don't nobody care. >> in missouri a record 15 inches of rain fell over two days. the search continues for one woman whose car was swept away. the body of her 4-year-old son was found tuesday. cbs news weather consultant david bernard is following the wet weather. >> well, it seems like the storms across the midwest have been relentless for the past several days causing all kinds of flooding problems. in fact, it looks like today we're going to continue with numerous flooding advisories for kansas, northeast oklahoma, southwest and southeast missouri and extends into arkansas and even western portions of tennessee will be under these flood watches and in some cases flood warnings. now, during the day today, it looks like more rounds of thunderst
of oklahoma, kansas, tennessee. almost 10 in. of rain yesterday. we show you this because the storms are capturing a lot of the northbound moisture. it is one of the reasons that we have had to turn our normal amount of rain kennet. >> hear you can see where the rainfall has fallen most heavily. look at some of these numbers. arkansas 5 in. of rain. charleston misery 3.8 in.. knights of ren and days of burst of heavy rain. it is quite interesting. here you can see where the big grain will be in the next three days. of the 1800's of an inch forecasted by our models. >> look for these little things to bubble up. 10-20 percent of the area. we're up here 7:25 a.m. tomorrow morning they fade away. will occur when the flash flood watches are up. the eastern sections of tennessee and kentucky. there are down in missouri and arkansas. a key adviser still another day of record heat. at least triple digit heat down to the deep south. yet it is dry. there's a concern about wild fires. that is why red flag warnings out to the west. how's that for a variety of weather. ? temperatures now at 94 at
for more than a dozen states. from kansas to tennessee. to give you a sense of the intensity of the downpours they've been seeing, parts of missouri saw 15 inches of rain in two days. parts of arkansas got 10 inches overnight. so far this weather system has left at least two people dead. we begin our coverage in hard-hit nashville and nbc's kerry sanders. kerry, give us a sense of what all that water is doing. >>eporter: well, good evening, lester. more than 200 people here in tennessee were rescued by boat. the power of those flash floods is evident right here. this is the foundation of what was a one-story office building. those flash floods picked it up and deposited it over here in a parking lot. rain was predicted, but nashville residents didn't expect to wake up to this. eight inches of rain on already saturated ground sent water rushing down city streets and highways, forcing some to shut down completely. it began before dawn. >> a couple more inches and this area is going to be in trouble again. so hopefully this will slow down. >> reporter: but the water kept rising.
on the internet has been seized by the state. thanks, obama. a tennessee man made his friend rebecca -- weird to name your raccoon after a woman -- but that's all right. he made rebecca a viral star with videos like this. >> can! >> what? >> where are you? >> in the shower. >> where? >> in the shower. >> rebecca. >> what? >> that is beautiful. >> last week the tennessee wildlife resources agency took that animal away, the little one, not the big one citing a neighbor's complaint. it is always a neighbor. mark brown says the agency only came by because of the web video's popularity. he says nobody took issue with the previous raccoon named gun show. buck, does this not remind you of the anti-islam film maker? >> i don't even know where to go. no -- yes. they need a boost after the entire country cheered the raccoon and tossed him down the stairs. you know what i am talking about? >> how did we not use that video? >> it went viral. it was a cat guy in california. >> i remember this. >> it was attacked by a raccoon and the raccoon was taken and particularly had a jet pack on. it is tossed all th
and sent it crashing down. >> oh, no, no, no, no! >> reporter: in tennessee residents outside nashville were forced to seek refuge on rooftops while waiting for rescue workers. in arkansas more than six inches of rain. the result of a storm system that stalled over the plains. back in central colorado, a
that had two tennessee parents in a panic. little lauren marlin, just five weeks old, rescued from her family's attic by firefighters, her father in shock. >> next thing you know we are in the attic trying to get the babies upstairs. it's hard. it's scary. you don't know what the water is going to do. >> reporter: firefighters wading though that chest-high water, clutching onto baby lauren's carrier to get her to safety. >> it was emotional. you see your baby and she's a n newborn and how are you going to do this? what are you going to do to get us out? >> reporter: across the nashville area, swollen creeks forcing some to the safety of their roofs and leaving cars floating on streets. rescue teams fanned out fighting the fast moving waters to get people out. not just tennessee, from arkansas to missouri, the heavy rain is hammering the heartland. over six inches of rain in madison, tennessee this morning, double what they see in a month. in wallace, kansas, the past 24 hours, 8 inches. and the worst, richland, missouri, 17 inches this week, enough for an entire summer. and, diane, ton
to tennessee. to give you a sense of the intensity of the downpours they've been seeing, parts of missouri saw 15 inches of rain in two days. parts of arkansas got 10 inches overnight. so far this weather system has left at least two people dead. we begin our coverage in hard-hit nashville and nbc's kerry sanders. kerry, give us a sense of what all that water is doing. >> reporter: well, good evening, lester. more than 200 people here in tennessee were rescued by boat. the power of those flash floods is evident right here. this is the foundation of what was a one-story office building. those flash floods picked it up and deposited it over here in a parking lot. rain was predicted, but nashville residents didn't expect to wake up to this. eight inches of rain on already saturated ground sent water rushing down city streets and highways, forcing some to shut down completely. it began before dawn. >> a couple more inches and this area is going to be in trouble again. so hopefully this will slow down. >> reporter: but the water kept rising. >> i got up and looked out the bedroom window and i said,
the closure, 30,000 tennessee football fans descended on the area, caltrans warned tennessee this year it's northwest yempblt planners just called to warn that program today. >> i am not certain that the northwestern fans will travel in the numbers that tennessee volunteer fans did some years ago. >> headaches should be worth it it in the end. not everyone is sure. >> hopefully i won't be one of the first but will be a copy you don't want to be one of the snirs. >> not one of the first. >> caltrans insists the new bridge is safer. >> not too much of a chance. we're just now 15 days from the opening. the closure starts wednesday august 28th lasting up to five days over the long labor day weekend reopening by tuesday, september 3. >> so talking about the weather. >> sandhya patel is in for spencer. >> it is indeed. when talking about thundershowers and thunderstorms this happen. luckily it's been off the coastline. but can't rule it out. look at our live doppler 7 you can see the lightning strikes just off the coast this moisture has been moving off shofr, hundreds of strikes off the coastl
customer hyvee pick up a fast track. >> over the closure, 30,000 tennessee football fans descended on the area, caltrans warned tennessee this year it's northwest yempblt planners just called to warn that program today. >> i am not certain that the northwestern fans will travel in the numbers that tennessee volunteer fans did some years ago. >> headaches should be worth it it in the end. not everyone is sure. >> hopefully i won't be one of the first but will be a copy you don't want to be one of the snirs. >> not one of the first. >> caltrans insists the new bridge is safer. >> not too much of a chance. we're just now 15 days from the opening. the closure starts wednesday august 28th lasting up to five days over the long labor day weekend reopening by tuesday, september 3. >> so talking about the weather. >> sandhya patel is in for spencer. >> it is indeed. when talking about thundershowers and thunderstorms this does happen. luckily it's been off the coastline. but can't rule it out. look at our live doppler 7 you can see the lightning strikes just off the coast this moisture has
to the tennessee. what a great place the home of country music. >> fun city. >> so many great people. hall of fame all my buddies living down here. toby keith. the less goes on and on. carieunderer wood. >> a blocker on second and 4. >> off sides no. 93 defense five yard penalty first down. >> that's on phillip merling as we go down for our what to watch for in the next 15 minutes. >> over the next 15 minutes pat white is what to watch. he's coming already making good throws. expect that a little bit more and run maybe some of the options but he wants to throw the ball down field at the end of the third quarter. expect a lot more from pat white. >> thanks. jack doyle geico saving people money on more than just car insurance. >> i want to this is a tweet i got from james. i agree not playing rg3 in the pre-season but do you think not playing him 11 on 11 in practice is a mistake. >> no i don't. 11 on 11 in practice you've got a lot of bodies to get around and it would be unforgivable if robert got hurt. plus i don't think he's ready for all those people around his feet. there he is. mike basically
by pro-union folks in the mountains of north carolina and tennessee and virginia. so the story has many colorful characters. but, of course, the main characters are junius browne and albert richardson. they were boast 27 years old when the -- both 27 years old when the war began, they were best friends, but they were very different. albert richardson was a big, strapping, handsome farm boy from massachusetts. he grew up on a farm, but he hated farming. he was a romantic young fellow who wanted to be an explorer of the american west. so as a teenager, he headed west. and when he got to cincinnati, he took a job as a newspaper reporter. as it happened, he was a great natural reporter. he had the reporter's ability to attract people to him and make them want to talk to him. want to tell him things. during the war he managed to hobnob with ordinary soldiers and escaped slaves and generals and even president lincoln. he also attracted women, and when he was in cincinnati, he started dating a young bookstore clerk named mary lou pease. she soon got pregnant, so they got married, and when albe
to do. so -- just lose it all. >> that area of tennessee got double its monthly rain total just yesterday. one casualty in the rising water, 69-year-old woman in missouri she drowned when her car was swept off a flded bridge. >> crews in california are spending a night battling the out of control wildfire east of los angeles. officials say 26 homes have been destroyed. the number could rise. the fire estimated at nearly 22 squa miles with 20% containment. it continues to grow. >> out west, an expanding manhunt for a kidnapping suspect accused of murder. james lee dimaggio suspected of abducting 16-year-old hannah anderson after setting his southern california house on fire with the girl's mother and lakely her brother inside. amber alert for anderson in effect in california, oregon, washington and nevada. 40-year-old dimaggio may be armed with home made explosives. >> two college friends of dzhokhar tsarnaev will face charges for throwing away fireworks and items they found in tsarnaev's dorm room the day before his capture. if convicted they face 20 years in prison. both schedu
in tennessee. her father was a local politician so she grew up loving politics. she married james after he won a seat in the legislature. because she would not have married him if he had -- >> unfortunately for james k. polk he died three months after leaving the white house. and sarah began a 42-year widowhood. polk place became a shrine to her husband and she would invite anybody who wanted to to come to visit and see the objects she had collected through her long and illustrious political career. >> to live there for many years on her own. during the civil war, generals on both sides would come and visit her to pay respects. it is an interesting commentary on what beloved status she eld. >> she was honest about her husband's work. she went to every post she could go to with him. she went through the arduous journey. she was very well-liked in the diplomatic community. they met all kinds of people. friends and enemies and others. they had to make things work. they were very experienced people. they were more sophisticated than what is around them. >> she felt that women should develop their
for help in tennessee where flash flooding took a lot of people by surprise. in colorado a fast moving mudslide leaving one man dead and authorities there looking for three people reported missing. people are on alert in the mississippi river valley where continued heavy rain could trigger intense flooding. brian is live for us with more. >> reporter: much of the midwest and southeast is pummeled by torrential rains and ten inches of rain falling on friday flooding hundreds of homes and businesses in states like colorado, kansas, missouri and tennessee. floodwaters sweeping through roads and highways in colorado. 1.3 inches of rain following in only half an hour causing this fast moving mudslide along highway 24 killing a man. muddy water carrying homes and debris. three others are still missing. listen to this woman who held on to dear life as the home rushed right by her. >> at that moment i knew that the water was getting higher and coming over it. then the bottom broke off and it went through. i said i have to get out of here. i was screaming for help and i watched them rescue a do
after dr. martin luther king jr. was assassinated in memphis, tennessee, president lyndon b johnson signed the fair housing act of 1968. it was the last piece of legislation of the civil rights era. it out lawed discrimination in rent and sales of home. he launched the freedom move to bring it to northern cities. they protested the cities entrenched in housing segregation. by 1968 the fair housing act a had languished on the floor for two years. after martin luther king jr.'s murder president johnson pushed the law through. >> i do not exaggerate when i say the proudest moments of my presidency have been times such as this when i have signed into law the promises of a century. >> michael: the promises of a century. nearly 50 years later the promise of fair housing still has not been fulfilled. since the start of the financial crisis in 2007 $10 million people have lost their homes due to foreclosure. 10 million people. that's the population o of new york, philadelphia, and washington, d.c. think about that. while this wave of foreclosure has affected all americans. black homeowners
the account. activate on lean. >> over the 2007 closure 25 to 30,000 tennessee football fans descended on the bay area forever game against the cal bears. cal-trans warned tennessee well in advance this year northwestern transportation planners just called to warn that athletic program today. >> it's a big time point from big time conference but i'm not certain that the northwestern fans will travel in the numbers that tennessee volunteer fans did some years ago. >> the closure headache should be worth it in the end but not everyone is so sure. >> hopefully won't be one of the first cars but i'll be across it. >> didn't want to be one of the first. >> no. i'll let somebody else take the chance. >> cal-trans insist the if you brim is now safer than the old. this is abc 7 news. >> that guy would like to see proof. we are now 15 days from the opening of new bay bridge. closure of the bridge will start late in the evening on wednesday august the 28th. it will last for up to 5 full days over the long labor day holida holiday. bridge will reopen by tuesday september 3rd the day after la
and her great grandmother live in pigeon forge, tennessee. >> mattie was very quiet when she was little because she just moved around so much. she would always either have to be with her mother or her father and i think the books, she carried them with her a lot of times. that was hers shoo. he had something that she could call hers. >> the little girl has a grate imagination like me. >> she thinks of a monster, a green monster. right here. and the granny tells her not to worry. >> we send these books to them with their little name on it. they look forward to going to the mailbox. this is theirs. this is mine. so i am going to either learn to read it or i'm going to make somebody teach me how to read it. >> it all starts here at birth, at this hospital in her hometown of severe county, tennessee. every newborn gets a free book. >> i have been here three and a half years in the labor and delivery, and have gifnt probably 500 new books to new moms. >> families in severe county can also sign up at the library. each child receives 60 free books, one every month until age 5. >> it really, re
on the tennessee walking horse, an iconic horse known for their smooth, high-stepping gait, but there are allegations of animal cruelty mitt rock the sport. we need to warn you that the images may be disturbing. >> it's the largest horse show in the country. >> reporter: spectators and trainers from nearly every state in seven countries descend on shelbyville pumping $78 million into the small town each year. >> my first time here was 1955 when i was eight years old, and i've been coming every since. >> reporter: but it's suffering from shrinking attendance and an image problem. uncovered video of the united states went viral last year showing jackie mcconnell beating a horse and using a painful method to exaggerate the high steeping of the horse's gait. he was stripped of his hall of fame title and banned from horses for 20 years. trainers in the tennessee walking horse industry said it gave the entire industry a black eye. >> we get categorized of all of us being bad just because you own a gun don't mean i'm you're a murderer. just because i got a horse does not mean i'm
stated that she was very upset with her mother. she blamed her mother for her father moving to tennessee. in my heart of hearts, i think that hannah perhaps got herself into a situation that she couldn't get herself out of, and i do believe that my brother gave his life to protect her. >> gave his life to protect her. a lot of people found those remarks offensive. hannah anderson is a 16-year-old girl who has lost her mother and brother. we don't know what she endured. cnn's drew griffin has the latest. >> reporter: hannah anderson arrived at the memorial service for her mother and brother seemingly in an upbeat mood. family members say it is a facade. they tell cnn she's confused, not sure how to act in the face of terrible tragedy. according to even those in her family, there are many unanswered questions. why did a long-time family friend, named jim dimaggio, kill hannah anderson's mother christina and brother ethan. what led dimaggio, as authorities believe, to leave behind timers that would set his california desert cabin ablaze with the two murder victims inside? and a question jus
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